Everything you need to understand or teach I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven.
Every so often in American literature, a book appears that captures the attention of a society whose people, in the midst of rapid and dramatic progress, sometimes lose track of the essential truths of American life and the roots from which their industrial age arose.
Henry Thoreau's classic, Walden, for example, points to the values of a simplified life lived in harmony with nature. Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn takes the reader on a journey into an America where cruelty and injustice had infested a proud and free society, all seen through the eyes of an innocent, "uneducated" boy.
American civilization has witnessed a variety of social experiments dedicated to restoring a "lost" America and revitalizing its people's relationship with nature. Even into the twentieth century, this impulse to appreciate preindustrial society has remained an American tradition. In recent times, much attention has been paid to the Native Americans&mdash...
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